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Observation of a skua club at Cape Bird to determine why they exist
Entry ID: K014_1970_1971_NZ_2


Summary
Abstract: Not far from breeding skuas in a colony there is often a flock of essentially non-breeding birds which is commonly known as the club. The purpose of the club was determined by constant observation on a daily basis. The behaviour of individual birds and the group was recorded.
Geographic Coverage
 N: -77.1667 S: -77.1667  E: 166.6833  W: 166.6833

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-12-22
Stop Date: 1971-02-09


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > CAPE BIRD
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >BIRDS >WADERS/GULLS/AUKS AND ALLIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY STRUCTURE    [Definition]


Platform
FIELD SURVEYS    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]


Instrument
VISUAL OBSERVATIONS    [Information]


Quality
A very early expedition with limited information available. Any existing data and results are in the thesis, held in the School of Biological Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand


Personnel
J E HILTON
Role: INVESTIGATOR


CEISHA POIROT
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: c.poirot at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand


SHULAMIT GORDON
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04



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